Polish cinema was definitely a triumphant during the Closing Ceremony of the 21st edition of the Tofifest International Film Festival. Kujawy Pomorze Region. The jury appointed to award the début and sophomore films in the On Air Competition decided to award film director Damian Kocur for his ‘Chleb i sól / Bread and Salt’. As for the From Poland section of the Festival, where the main award is given by the jury, the winner was the film ‘Prawdziwe życie aniołów / True Life of Angels’ directed by Artur ‘Baron’ Więcek.
After a long discussion, the jury comprised of the following people: Matylda Damięcka, Agnieszka Kruk, Kuba Czekaj, Tomasz Schuchardt, and Janusz Zaorski, came to the decision to give the main prize in the On Air Competition to the film ‘Chleb i sól / Bread and Salt’ directed by Damian Kocur. It is another important award given to the film that had already been recognised at other film festivals, such as the International Film Festival in Venice, and many others.
It has been our long standing tradition that it is up to the audience to decide which film wins the main award in the From Poland Competition during the Tofifest International Film Festival. Kujawy Pomorze Region. This year, they decided that the film ‘Prawdziwe życie aniołów / True Life of Angels’, which marks a triumphant return of actor Krzysztof Globisz to the silver screen, was worthy of recognition.
During the Closing Ceremony of the Festival, a number of awards was also presented to the following artists:
A concert performed by Warszawska Orkiestra Sentymentalna (Sentimental Warsaw Orchestra) added splendour to the ceremony.
The official patron of the Tofifest IFF. Kujawy Pomorze Region is the City of Toruń. The main partner is Kujawsko-Pomorskie, and the main sponsors are TZMO S.A. and the Bella Brand. Among other sponsors, there are ONDE S.A., PGE Toruń S.A., Apator S.A., Studio Podłóg Ablux, Urbitor Sp. z o. o., Finland's Honorary Consulate in Toruń, and the Freixenet Brand. Official Hotel of the Festival: Hotel Bulwar.